Calabar International Convention Centre has made a debut in holding Oil and Gas Sector Conferences with the Nigerian Content Workshop, NCW, 2016 – a Three-day Stakeholders Interactive Workshop on Nigerian Content Policy: Rationale, Challenges and the Way Forward. This complements previous impressive bids the ICC has to secured in other key sector critical to Nigeria’s economy like Agriculture, ICT and Health Conferences.

The event is under the auspices of Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Messrs New Planet Projects Ltd. (NPP).


The workshop is expected to be declared open by the Special Guest of Honour, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, (GCFR), Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Keynote Address will be delivered by His Excellency, Sen. Bukola Saraki, Senate President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Executive Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade will be Chief Host.



The workshop has been designed to create a platform for all stakeholders to discuss freely, obtain valuable inputs and further enhancing the capability and collaborative efforts of the National Assembly, Relevant Government Agencies and other Industry Stakeholders in ensuring total compliance with the NOGICD Act 2010. It is also expected that the workshop will complement the efforts of government in proffering immediate solutions to the challenges confronting the industry with regards to the current market industry meltdown.


The only meeting of its kind in Nigeria, “Nigerian Content Workshop NCW 2016” has been built around a framework of impassioned discussions amongst domestic and international leaders from all key stakeholders, industry regulators, policy makers, research bodies and investors.

The event schedule is as follows:-

Date: 12th – 14th of April, 2016

Venue: Calabar International Convention Centre (CICC), Calabar, Cross River State.

Time:  8:30am – 4:30pm daily.

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